Tickets cost PS20 and Martin Stephenson, The Violet Chimes, Anne-Marie Sanderson, George Boomsma, Ian Bartholomew, Lee Maddison, Steve Pledger and Beano
will be performing.
's Joke Generator can be found at www.beano.com/jokes and teachers can enter the competition via https://schools.beano.com
Comic auctioneer Phil Shrimpton, 37, (pictured above) is currently selling a Beano
first issue for [pounds sterling]25,000.
Nigel Parkinson, the head artist for the Beano
, who will be at this year's Loughborough Comic-Con.
"We firmly request that you cease and desist in your ongoing impersonation of the character, which remains the exclusive property of Beano
Nigel Parkinson, from Knotty Ash, draws the Dennis the Menace and Minnie the Minx strips in the Beano
, which still sells more than 32,000 copies a week.
millions washed, to Beano
for a kick-back got a kick-in when the money disappeared.
Pistorius, who made history by becoming the first amputee sprinter to compete at the Olympics earlier this month, is following in the footsteps of Jessica Ennis, who became a Beano
character after her Olympic heptathlon gold.
Birmingham artists Laura Howell and Hunt Emerson, who are responsible for characters like Ratz, Les Pretend and Johnny Bean, will have their artwork included in a Beano
and Dandy exhibition at the Cartoon Musuem in London, to be launched on Tuesday.
editor Euan Kerr said: 'We felt it might cause offence so we replaced it.
editor Euan Kerr confirmed the company's actions and said: ``In the cold light of day we felt it might cause offence and we did not want to do that so we replaced it.
And Rowling contacted Beano
bosses to thank them as soon as she heard about the strip.